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retribution - deserved punishment for wrongdoing; punishment for offenses; compensation; vengeance; CF. pay back
percussion - striking one object against another sharply; Ex. percussion instrument; N: striking together of two bodies; sound caused by percussion
epigram - witty thought or saying, usually short
blandishment - flattery
vacuous - empty; lacking in ideas; inane; stupid; Ex. vacuous expression; N. vacuity
reciprocal - mutual; given and received in return; exchangeable; interacting; Ex. reciprocal trade agreement
seine - seine net; net for catching fish
alliteration - repetition of beginning sound in poetry
parlance - language; manner of speaking; idiom; Ex. in legal/common parlance
inculcate - teach (ideas or principles); instill